Theorica et practica: medical texts and practice in the earlier middle ages
A one-day workshop held at CHSTM on Saturday 10 March 2007.
10.30-11am Coffee and Welcome
11–11.45am 'Old recipes, new practice? The Latin adaptations of the Hippocratic gynaecological treatises'
Laurence Totelin, Cambridge University
11.45-12.30 ‘The origins of the lunatic asylum? The domus infirmorum in Gregory the Great’s Dialogues’
Peregrine Horden, Royal Holloway College, University of London
12.30-1.15pm ‘Where did everybody go? Finding doctors in the early medieval Italian charter evidence’
Clare Pilsworth, Manchester University
2-2.45pm ‘Medical practice in Anglo-Saxon England’
2.45-3.30pm ‘A Millennium in Medicine? New texts in eleventh century England’
Debby Banham, Birbeck College, London
3.50-4.30pm ‘Medical magic and the Church in 13th century England’
Catherine Rider, University of Cambridge
4.30-5pm Roundtable Discussion and Close